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North East Rural Livelihood Project (NERLP)

Topics covered:

Development processes and the development industry the role of NGOs, SHGs, various groups and associations, donors, charities, institutional and other stakeholders.

 

North East Rural Livelihood Project (NERLP)

 

What to study?

For Prelims: Key features of NERLP.

For Mains: Need for special attention of NE region, challenges involved and ways to address them.

 

Context: A study finds that North East Rural Livelihood Project (NERLP) improves livelihoods of 300,000 households in 11 districts of Mizoram, Nagaland, Tripura and Sikkim.

Under this project, the Skills development and placement has trained 10462 boys and girls in various job skills and a total of 5494 of them are employed today.

 

About NERLP:

It is a World Bank aided, multi-state livelihood project under the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), launched in 2012.

Implemented in 11 districts of Mizoram, Nagaland, Tripura and Sikkim.

Aim: to improve rural livelihoods especially that of women, unemployed youth and the most disadvantaged, in four North Eastern States.

The project has focussed on five development strategies, namely, social empowerment, economic empowerment, partnership development, project management and livelihood & value chain developments.

 

Sources: pib.